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Williams to be Memorial Day speaker Brig. Gen. Darrell K. Williams will serve as the keynote speaker at an 11 a.m. Monday, June 30, Memorial Day observance at Drexel Circle sponsored by American Legion Post 430. “This year, the post will host Gen.Williams as a speaker,” Bexley service director Bill Harvey said. “Our city council president, Jeff McClelland, will say a few words …The event starts

at 11 a.m. and typically runs for 30-45 minutes.” Gen. Williams assumed command of Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime in Columbus on Sept. 24, 2010. As commander, he oversees the end-to-end integration of DLA’s Land and Maritime Supply Chains, delivering repair parts to all military services. He directs the efforts of more than 3,100 associates at 54 locations

worldwide that support supply requirements at Army depots, Naval shipyards, and Marine Corps logistics centers. These support functions purchase material, monitor inventory levels, maintain technical data, and assure quality conformance of more than 2.1 million spare and repair parts used by more than 24,000 military units and civilian federal agencies.

In 2010, DLA Land and Maritime sales exceeded $5 billion. Gen. Williams’ previous assignment was at Headquarters, United States Pacific Command, Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii, where he served as director for logistics, engineering and security assistance. A native of West Palm Beach, Fla., Gen. Williams is also a graduate of Hampton Institute and Penn State University.

He has served with distinction in Iraq, Kuwait, Kosovo, Germany, and Korea. His awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit (1 OLC), Bronze Star Medal (1 OLC), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (2 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (5 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (1 OLC), Combat Action Badge, Parachutist and Parachute Rigger badges. Brig. Gen. Darrell K. Williams

Hetzler named principal of Cassingham Elementary The Bexley City School District Board of Education has approved Superintendent Mike Johnson’s recommendation to hire Jeannine Hetzler as the new principal of Cassingham Elementary School. Hetzler will assume her new duties starting with the 2011-12 school year. Currently a fifth-grade teacher at Cassingham, she will take over the leadership position at the school as of Aug. 1. Hetzler has taught at Bexley Middle School and Maryland Elementary School, in addition to her current assignment at Cassingham. She served as Maryland’s first teacher leader from 200205. A Ph.D. candidate in the College of Education and Human Ecology at Ohio State University (expected completion 2012), Hetzler holds a master of arts degree in international relations and a B.A. in psychology from Ohio University. She also completed a non-traditional teaching certification program in elementary education at Capital University. Hetzler will replace the retired Barb Heisel, Cassingham principal since 1991, who led the school as it earned authorization in 2007

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as Ohio’s first International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program. Heisel worked under a oneyear contract this year so that the school could maintain its programs and conduct its IB reauthorization process while Johnson searched for her replacement. The Cassingham principal job attracted 104 applicants. Teams of faculty, administrators and community members met with six finalists for the position and provided feedback to Johnson prior to his recommending Hetzler. “Jeannine Hetzler rose to the top as the candidate with the best

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Bexley House and Garden Tour co-chairs Bev Sapienza (left) and Jennifer Ritchey sit in the third-floor bedroom in the home of Jen Thompson on May 19. Thompson’s home is among those scheduled for the tour this year.

Annual Bexley House and Garden Tour scheduled for June 12 By JAYME DETWEILER ThisWeek Community Newspapers

A dozen homes will be featured during the fourth annual Bexley House and Garden Tour, which begins with a preview event on Saturday, June 11. The official tour takes place on Sunday, June 12.

The event is run by the Bexley Women’s Club. All proceeds benefit the club’s scholarship fund. The preview tour starts at 4 p.m. Visitors can get a sneak peak at some of Bexley’s “most beautiful homes and gardens,” according to Mary Acree, publicity co-chair of the event.

Most homeowners will share glimpses of their homes during the preview event that will not be available on the Sunday tour. Following the preview tour, there will be a celebration from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Columbus School for Girls. The $50 preview tickSee TOUR, page A2

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Radnor, Hara celebrate return to Drexel By JAYME DETWEILER

After the movie opened for the marquee Friday. “I saw the ‘welcome home was present to answer questions. Josh Radnor’ and was like He explained that even ‘whoa’…I just feel super gratethough his movie has been ful,” he said. shown in theaters across the Radnor said he was happy he country and also in Spain, see- was able to stand in the back ing it on the screen at the Drex- for some of the showing to see el Theater is “sentimental” for the light of his movie reflect off him. of the audience’s faces. He said “I have happy memories of he enjoyed seeing their reacseeing movies here,” he said, tions. recalling coming to the Drexel In the movie, which origias a child with his father to see nally debuted in September “Robin Hood.” 2010, Radnor plays Sam Wexler, Radnor said his success did- who finds a young boy on a subn't feel real until he looked at way and agrees to let him stay

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A full house welcomed Josh Radnor home to the Drexel Theatre Friday night for the premiere of “Happythankyoumoreplease.” Radnor, who grew up in Bexley, wrote, directed and played the leading role in this Sundance Film Festival Award-winning film. He is best known for his role as Ted, the central character on the CBS comedy, “How I Met Your Mother.”

with him for a few days. Together, the cast learns the struggles of what it is to be young and how finding out who you are does not come from desperation, but rather determination of finding out who you want to be. Using music from breaking indie artists was a key element in his story line. “The movie itself wanted to be resolved with a song,” he By Eric George/ThisWeek said. The movie ends with his love Bexley native and star of the television show “How I Met Your Mother,” See RETURN, page A2

Josh Radnor was at the Drexel Theatre to promote the first public run of his film “Happythankyoumoreplease” on May 20.

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Montrose students turn trash into artistic treasure By JAYME DETWEILER ThisWeek Community Newspapers

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Students at Montrose Elementary School recycled their bottle caps in an artistic and unique way and finally their work is on display. After months of preparation, the Montrose mural made of colorful bottle caps has been mounted in the school’s library. The mural is a permanent art installation and part of a yearlong arts project called “Roots and Wings.” The project was created during the residency of green artist Michelle Stitzlein. Stitzlein, a central Ohio artist, designed the mural based on sketches created by Montrose students in grades K6.

The mural is a permanent art installation and part of a yearlong arts project called “Roots and Wings.” The project was created during the residency of green artist Michelle Stitzlein.

Through the yearlong project, students are exploring a variety of contexts such as visual arts, music, theater and dance according to Amy Thompson, Bexley Schools’ public information coordinator. The project is funded by a Bexley Education Foundation grant. The students started collecting bottle

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interest Mississippi (Kate Mara) singing a song about happiness while different scenes show his circle of friends resolving their conflicts. He hopes the concluding song provokes interesting conversation and gives the movie life beyond the song. When Radnor started writing the script he knew he wanted it to end with the song, “Sing Happy.” He admitted, “I didn't know who would be singing it or why, I just decided that more movies need to end with songs.” When the credits rolled the packed Drexel Theater cheered loudly when Radnor’s name appeared on the screen. After the lights came on he walked down the aisle and received an even warmer welcome of cheers and applause. He then answered the audience’s questions for about 30 minutes before showing his movie. “Happythankyoumoreplease” was his second screenplay, but the first one produced. The film won the audience award for favorite U.S. drama chosen by Sundance fans at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival as well as the Audience Award for Best Dramatic Feature at the Maui Film Festival. Jesse Hara, also a Bexley native, produced the film and is working with Radnor on a new feature film. Production is scheduled to start this summer at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, where Radnor is an alumnus.

et price includes musical entertainment and food. A cash bar will also be available. Proceeds from this event provides scholarship funds for high school seniors who reside in Bexley and undergraduate college students nationwide. Last year there were 14 stops on the tour and participants were unable to see all the homes, said Bev Sapienza, co-chair of the event. This year the tour has cut back to 12 homes. “I think it (the tour) is special because Bexley has such a variety in architectural homes,” said Sapienza. She added that the homes aren’t “cookie cutter homes” and some are more traditional while others are more contemporary. A new feature on the tour this year will be the presence of artists and landscape company representatives at some of the homes. They will be available to speak with visitors about the work they did for the homeowners. Local restaurants will offer samples of their food along the tour. One of the 12 homes on the tour is owned by Ben and Jen Thompson. Jen Thompson said she decided to put their property on the tour because they have made several upgrades recently while staying within the original square footage. “We enjoy being on the tour

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caps in January. In April, Molly McCarrick’s class sorted a large box filled with caps and, while they were at it, worked on math skills of estimating and addition. Student Matthew Arace knows the colors of the majority of the caps. “Most are brown, definitely,” he said. A first-grader said the 133 pink caps were “from strawberry milk.” McCarrick said that sorting was a good activity for her class, especially at the end of the day. Art specialist Becky Liefeld said excitement had been building for Stitzlein’s residency. Liefeld spearheaded the bottle caps mural project. The mural’s imagery is of flowers and butterflies. Liefeld said.

“These roots and wings are the beginnings of our personal stories and the promise of our future — where our story will take us.” Along with the imagery, being green was a major focus of this project. “Montrose students will experience in a very concrete way that even the littlest things mean a lot when it comes to recycling or finding new uses for things,” Liefeld said. The mural is part of the big question the students have been asking all year: “What’s my story?” Answering this question has taken many different forms. In December, the students attended “The Match Girl” at Otterbein University, produced by Columbus Dance Theatre, and watched

In brief mainly because it’s our pleasure to share what can be accomplished using one’s existing space,” she said. The other 11 homes on the tour include: • John Behal and Jim Elliott, 2546 Bexley Park Road. • Jason and Anna Dunn , 320 Westland Ave. • Brandon and Nichole Fahs, 168 S. Remington Road. • Marc and Margie Hollander , 2447 Seneca Park Place. • Joe Kuspan and Dorri Steinhoff, 2115 Clifton Ave. • Kevin and Julie Larrimer, 415 N. Drexel Ave. (garden only). • Rich and Kimarie Martin, 187 S. Cassingham Road. • Mike Gritzmacher and Ron Negron, 390 S. Parkview Ave. • 445 N. Parkview Ave., Garden of Distinction. • Ed and Sheila Straub, 176 S. Stanwood (garden only). Sapienza said 1,100 tickets were sold for last year’s tour. “We would like to increase that to 1,500,” she said, “But we realize weather plays a big part in that.” She suggested those planning to attend the event buy tickets in advance. Tickets purchased in advance cost $15 and are available at www.bexleywomen.org or at Graeter’s Ice Cream, She, and Radio Café in Bexley. Same-day tickets are $20 and can be purchased at Columbus School for Girls.

several classmates in the performance. Also sixth-grade orchestra students wove their own personal stories into a performance at Wexner Heritage Village. The students provided the setting for their stories about traveling with their families. The mural project now displayed in the library extends the “What’s Your Story?” exploration into the realm of science and conservation since the mural was made out of only recycled materials. The project was created not only by the students but also by former Montrose students, staff members, including former principal, Terry Black, and parent volunteers. www.ThisWeekNEWS.com

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Bexley pool opens Saturday The earliest sign of summer arrives Saturday, May 28, with the opening of Bexley’s David H. Madison Community Pool. Bexley service director Bill Harvey said the pool will open at noon Saturday for swimmers to enjoy until 9 p.m. It reopens Sunday from noon until 7 p.n. “Monday will be the same schedule (as Sunday) since Monday is the holiday,” he said. “They run a funky schedule until school is out. They are open just a few hours but the grand opening is Saturday.”

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Montrose holds Special Persons Day Montrose Elementary School student Rayne Wilson invited her grandmother, Marlene Bullock, to share the school’s Special Persons Day with her on May 13. Bullock spent time in Wilson’s classroom helping with writing exercises, playing math games and being interviewed.

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St. Charles announces that its annual Platinum Reunion will be held on Wednesday, June 22. The event is open to all graduates and former students and their family members from the Classes of 1927-1960 from both the Preparatory High School and St. Charles Borromeo College. This event honors the school’s alumni and those former graduates and faculty members who have died. Surviving spouses are encouraged to attend. The meal is complimentary but we ask that you reserve your spot with St. Charles alumni director Louis J. Fabro at (614) 252- 9288 extension 21 or at lfabro@stcharlesprep.org.

June 2, June 4 — Volunteen Orientations Teens entering grades 7-12 are invited to be volunteers for Bexley Public Library’s Summer Reading Program. Potential volunteens must attend one one-hour orientation session at the library. Orientations will take place on Thursday, June 2, from 4 to 5 p.m., and Saturday, June 4, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. June 9 — Summer Reading Kick-Off Event (10 a.m. to noon) Children and families are invited to Bexley Public Library’s Summer Reading Kick-off Event, where kids will enjoy crafts, refreshments and a special storytime at 11 a.m. The Summer Reading Program includes events for pre-readers

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Jill Cavanaugh of G&J Pepsi Bottling Company donated the barrels while the Rohyans Sustainability Fund purchased the hardware. The barrels are now available for sale to residents of the community. The collection of rainwater in barrels or other depositories for use during dry months is an ancient practice that has been revived by homeowners looking to save money and protect this natural resource. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, “a rain barrel is a system that collects and stores rainwater from your roof that would otherwise be lost to runoff and diverted to storm drains and streams.” A rain barrel is typically constructed of a large drum, hose and some kind of screen to keep out debris and insects. The barrels constructed by the Bexley student group are for sale for $60. “We hope to use the proceeds to fund other sustainability projects in the near future such as bike racks made of recycled materials, or solar arrays for small lighting projects,” Logsdon said. “I was really proud of the students and advisors for their work and dedication to this project,” Valentine added. As an extension of the project,

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Bexley City School District faculty and students have been collaborating with the Bexley Education Foundation (BDF) on a project that has produced rain barrels for sale in the community. Longtime BEF supporters John and JoAnn Rohyans established an endowment fund with the Bexley Education Foundation to support programs across the school district having to do with sustainable living. Last summer, a team of interested teachers met with John Rohyans and superintendent Mike Johnson to share ideas for a possible project. The group read and shared thoughts on the book “Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things” and chose rain barrels as the first district-wide project. The Rohyans Fund provided the seed money for this project. Bexley High School Environmental Club adviser Scott Logsdon and technology teacher David Valentine led a team of students from BHS, while Dr. Dan Jax and Elizabeth Jax brought in middle schoolers and Michael Vincent, Maryland’s leader of Environmental Force! gathered a team from his school. Over the last two months, the groups got together on three evenings in the high school woodshop to build 22 rain barrels.

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To the editor: Having lived in Bexley for 10 years or so, my family and I are newcomers by local standards. We have been here long enough, though, to refer to homes by the names of past owners, to have favorite streets and houses and have spent memorable times in the homes of friends and acquaintances. These places are part of our family’s and our community’s heritage. This is not just a goofy, romantic ideal but a tangible asset. What might have passed elsewhere as a tear-down is someone’s restored Mid-Century Modern, Craftsman bungalow or Dutch Colonial. Nearly all 20th Century American house styles are represented in our community. Our homes have beauty, variety and detail. They don’t build them like this anymore. Do our homes define Bexley? I would say, yes they do, as much as our lovely trees and parks define us, as our strong community

values to respect others, the importance we place on education, civic engagement and the richness diversity brings to us. Many of us spend quite a bit of time and often a great deal of money maintaining our homes. Is this necessarily the most practical investment, spending money on a home built in 1918? Not for everyone. New communities offer homes with amenities some may consider essential but which are not common in a Bexley house. Perhaps our community needs to have a conversation about what our old homes mean to Bexley. Do private property rights trump community values? What are our standards relevant to the local architecture? How much value does the character of our homes and businesses add to the value of our properties? Ultimately, do we want protections for an old house, an old theater, an old drugstore? Do we want or need clearer design guidelines? What changes are

acceptable to our community? The Ohio Historical Society and the National Historic Trust have programs for communities like ours to talk about new versus old. Bexley also has residents who are architects, historic preservation professionals, developers and homeowners. Columbus has historic neighborhoods and new ones we can look to for ideas. It is my hope that our community will continue to value and protect our community’s architecture. Think of it as protecting our investments and our heritage. And I ask that people who initiate the process to demolish a home understand that the process allows people to chime in with their concerns. It is not personal, it is preservation. Did anyone important live here? Well to me the answer is clear: Yes, we did.

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Cassingham’s Hetzler teaching OSU class This summer Jeannine Hetzler, who was recently appointed principal at Cassingham Elementary in Bexley, has her work cut out for her, as she teaches a class at Ohio State University and writes her dissertation. She has been a classroom teacher at Bexley Middle School and Maryland Elementary before coming to Cassingham, where she is teaching this school year. Hetzler is a co-instructor for the OSU course, Technology and Media in Education, which runs during the OSU’s first summer session, June 21 through July 22 and meets for four hours, twice a week. Her students are working toward their master’s degrees in education. All are secondary educators, with various areas of concentration, including English language, foreign language, social studies, and mathematics. Co-teachers for the course are Dr. Fawn Winterwood and Monica Kowalski, who, like Hetzler, is a Ph.D. candidate at Ohio State. “My Bexley students will benefit from this experience because I’ll be intentionally employing a number of ‘Web 2.0’ features within my classroom next year, probably through Sakai, like class blogs, digital archives, and a classwiki,” she said. “These tools will allow students another means of demonstrating their curricular knowledge, skills and attitudes.” The syllabus for the summer school course further explains its emphasis: “Because of the growing ubiquity of computers and the Inter-

net in education, we will focus on these technologies; however, other media, like video, will also be adJEANNINE dressed. We will approach HETZLER educational media and technology from a number of perspectives including pedagogical, social, technical, cultural, ethical, economic, legal and political. Through this course we will not view technology as merely a neutral educational tool, but as a part of the classroom ecology that brings

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Julian Chitu, a Montrose Elementary School third-grader, competed in the National Elementary Chess Championships in Dallas, Texas, May 6-8. Nearly 1,800 students from 40 states participated in the competition, presented by the United States Chess Federation, according to its web site, the “official, not-for-profit U.S. membership organization for chess players and chess supporters of all ages and strengths, from beginners to Grandmasters.” Chitu was the only representative from Ohio and placed 15th in the K-3 Unrated (novice) division. “Julian Chitu plays chess here at the Montrose Chess Club,” said club adviser and fifth-grade teacher Dean Hoover. “He is an amazing player for his age.” Some 25 students participate regularly in Montrose’s Chess Club on Thursday afternoons.

SRO to present ‘Evita’ in June

Trinity Lutheran Seminary’s 27th annual Summer Music Series, “Tuesdays at Trinity,” will open at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 7, with the Mark Flugge Trio and singer Kelly Crum Delaveris. This is the first of three Tuesday concerts held in June in the seminary’s Gloria Dei Worship Center, 2199 E. Main St. in Bexley. The concerts are free and open to the public. Delaveris will sing songs by Jerome Kern, Cole Porter, George Gershwin, and Richard Rodgers, with accompaniment by Flugge on piano, Doug Richeson on bass and Jim Rupp on drums. The second concert on Tuesday, June 14, will feature the Brass Band of Columbus. The third and final concert of the series takes place on Tuesday, June 21, with the First Community Chamber Singers.

Senior Repertory of Ohio Theatre Company will present the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical “Evita” June 3-12 in the Shedd Theatre at the Columbus Performing Arts Center, 549 Franklin Ave. “Evita” is the story of former Argentinian first lady Eva Perón. Show times are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 3 and 4; 7 p.m. Sunday, June 5; 10:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. Friday, June 10; 8 p.m. Saturday, June 11; and 2 p.m. Sunday, June 12. Tickets are $15 for adults and senior citizens and $10 for students for morning performances; $20 for adults, $17 for seniors, $10 for students for afternoon and evening performances. For more information, call SRO at (614) 258-9495.


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Blue Star Mothers form bond while children serve overseas By JAYME DETWEILER ThisWeek Community Newspapers

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For some mothers, the somber meaning behind Memorial Day can be sobering. The thought of a brave son or daughter serving overseas, in hostile territory, can worry a mother sick, with fear that her child is alone and in harm’s way. When those thoughts become overwhelming, help is available from the Columbus chapter of the Blue Star Mothers of America. The Blue Star Mothers group is a nonpartisan, nonpolitical service organization comprising mothers who have or have had children serving in the U.S. military. The organization also promotes public awareness of military support efforts through fundraising and community events. The more than 50 women in the local group provide support to each other and to active-duty military personnel. Associate members could be fathers, aunts, uncles and other family members.

In the past three years, the Columbus chapter of Blue Star Mothers has sent almost 4,000 packages overseas, according to Trina Dunlap, second vice president of the Ohio organization and 2008-10 president of the Columbus chapter.

In the past three years, the Columbus chapter has sent almost 4,000 packages overseas, according to Trina Dunlap, second vice president of the Ohio organization and 2008-10 president of the Columbus chapter. She also cofounded the chapter in 2007. “There are so many over there that do not have anybody sending them anything from home, and they’re over there alone,” she said. “Those are the ones we target.” The intent of the packages is to say,

“Thank you for what you are doing.” Dunlap said she would send 10 packages to her son, Michael Dunlap, a U.S. Army officer with the C-52 infantry company who was stationed in Iraq for 15 months. He arrived home safely in fall 2010. He would give nine away to soldiers whom he knew hadn’t received anything, she said. The Blue Star Mothers will participate in the Memorial Day parade in Worthington on May 30, holding a Blue Star Mothers banner and pictures of their family members who are in the military. “It’s not just another day or a cookout,” Dunlap said of Memorial Day, adding that now that her son has fought overseas, she feels the pain of what the veterans went through in past wars. “It

means a lot to us.” The women of the group also support each other, Dunlap said. “Moms walk in with a tissue and a picture and say, ‘My kid just left for basic,’ and we tell them it’s going to be OK,” she said. Blue Star Mothers post flags in their windows, with one white star representing each solider in their family. Some women of the Columbus chapter have flags with as many as four stars. As president, Dunlap would present a gold star to a family who has lost a loved one. “It was a heart-wrenching thing to do,” she said. The overall mission of this group is to be patriotic, educational, social and service-oriented and to maintain true allegiance to the government of the United States, Dunlap said. Dunlap, a supervisor in American Signature’s home-office loss-prevention department, was honored by the company during its annual leadership

conference awards dinner in August. Dunlap received the 2010 Jerome Schottenstein Humanitarian Award in recognition of her public-service efforts. Established in 1997, the Schottenstein award recognizes an American Signature (Value City Furniture’s parent company) employee who has demonstrated extraordinary volunteer efforts by giving back to the community. Dunlap is only the fifth recipient of the award. Her son presented it to her as a surprise guest. The Blue Star Mothers group meets monthly in Worthington; members find a way to educate the public about what really is involved when Americans are fighting overseas. When asked what the Blue Star Mothers meant to her, Dunlap said she finds it difficult to explain it in words, but offered this: “When you see the flag fly, it’s quite different when you have family in the service.” editorial@thisweeknews.com www.ThisWeekNEWS.com

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Veterans to be honored at fairgrounds powwow By GARY BUDZAK ThisWeek Community Newspapers

A powwow held this weekend at the Franklin County Fairgrounds will honor and celebrate veterans. According to the Native American Indian Center of Central Ohio, which sponsors the powwow, war veterans traditionally open the event by leading dancers into the center of an arena to start each day with prayer and a flag-raising. The powwow will include drum groups, dancing in regalia, contests, arts and crafts, and food such as fry bread. Ross Davidson will be one of the participants in the powwow. Davidson, 73, lives in Plain City and has served in the U.S. Navy and a police chief. He is also a maker of dance regalia, an expert at beading and quilting who has been accepted into the Native American community. “Modern-day powwows as we know them began just before or shortly after World War II in Oklahoma,” Davidson said, “then they spread like wildfire.” Veterans are honored, he said, because Native Americans have a long history of serving in the United States military, and they have a high rate of volunteers. “It’s a family event,” Davidson said of the powwow. “We get to see people we haven’t seen for a while, and meet new ones. That’s what it’s about — a celebration of life.” The 29th annual Selma WEalker Memorail Powwow will be held Saturday-Monday, May 28-30. The gates open at 11 a.m., with dancers entering at 1 and 7 p.m. (1 p.m. Monday). Admission is $7, or $3 senior citizens and students; or $15 for a weekend pass. Children age 5 and under are admitted free. Bringing a chair is recommended. The powwow will end at 10 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, and 5 p.m. Monday. “Having the powwow at the fairgrounds in Hilliard brings a lot of culture and diversity to our community and it also brings in visitors,” said Christy Clark, Destination Hilliard executive director. “Last year, we had 50 hotel rooms

that individuals who participated in the powwow stayed at, so that generated quite a bit of income for us.” Usually, the powwows are held at the fairgrounds on Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends. However, those aren’t the only events that go on at the Fairgrounds besides the eight-day Franklin County Fair. According to Destination Hilliard, the fairgrounds was host to 134 events last year in addition to the fair, including the powwows,

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4,400 SF of comfortable living inside and outside, newer kitchen opens onto huge family room overlooking in-ground pool and private yard w/screened porch, 5 bedrooms, 3+ baths, rec Room, banquet-sized dining room.

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Stately 3 bedroom Cape Cod with 2 1/2 baths, slate roof including turret, huge living room and dining rooms with hardwood floors, first floor owners bedroom, breakfast room, classy rec room with bar, attached garage, 2 fireplaces.

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Total renovation thru-out, beautiful hardwood floors, lower level rec room, 3 to 4 bedrooms, dining area two baths, all kitchen appliances, new blinds, new electric, dining area, huge garage, patio overlooking open field.

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Solid value! Wonderful ranch floor plan offering freshly painted int, newly installed carpeting, spacious liv room/din room w/vaulted ceiling, nice fully equipped kitchen w/ample cabinet space, 1st flr laundry, 2 bedrooms. (king-size Mstr) 2 baths. EZ walk to pool & clubhouse. SURER VALUE!

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3 bedroom one floor overlooking ravine, 2 baths, owner will install new hardwood floors throughout, attached 2-car garage, huge basement, slate entry, located on quiet court, $210,000.

Four bedrooms and 2 full baths! Attached one car garage, fenced yard, patio, new windows. This is a great starter home and price just reduced, just over $100,000. Call Doug for ideas and payments. I have several ranches in this area! Yahoo! Call! WOW! List your home with www.dougburley.com

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Hartley Roundup

Girls win district; boys end up third By JARROD ULREY ThisWeek Community Newspapers

There wasn’t much not to like for the Hartley High School boys and girls track and field teams as they got their postseasons started last week in the Division II district meets at Hamilton Township. The girls team qualified three relays and advanced six individuals in a total of nine events to regional on Thursday, May 26, and Saturday, May 28, in Dayton Welcome Stadium. After entering the district meet with a question about how to fully utilize the versatility of senior Aisha Cavin, the Hawks settled on running her in the 100 and 400 meters and in the 800 and 1,600 relays. Although Cavin settled for a runner-up finish in the 100 (11.82 seconds) behind Eastmoor Academy’s Aaliyah Barnes (11.80) after finishing with faster times than the sophomore in both the preliminaries and the semifinal, she won the 400 (57.53) and helped the two relays place first. Coach Richard Jones called Cavin’s failure to win the 100 a “momentary loss.” Last season at state, Cavin won the title in the 400, was fourth in the 200 and ran on the runner-up 800 relay and on the champion 1,600 relay. The top four finishers in each district event advanced to regional, where the top four in each event advance to the state meet June 3-4 at Ohio State. “We’re moving in the right direction,” Jones said. The girls finished first (111) of 22 teams that scored in the Division II district meet. Also winning for the girls were Chelsea Scott in the 100 hurdles (14.31) and 300 hurdles (43.82), the 400 relay of Nala Key, Deja Martin, Destany Martin and Scott (49.84), the 800 relay of Cavin, Najah Greer, Destany Martin and Maya Pedersen (1:41.94) and the 1,600 relay of Cavin, Greer, Mallory McCormick and Pedersen (3:55.25). The boys team finished third (67) of 14 teams that scored in the district 2 meet. Eastmoor (131) won and Granville (106) finished second. Capturing titles were the 800 relay of Anthony Allwein, Noah Key, Matt Simpson and Corey Thompson (1:29.89) and the 1,600 relay of Allwein, Key, Thompson and Isaiah Walls (3:23.12). Walls also added a title in the 300 hurdles (39.73) and a runner-up finish in the 110 hurdles (15.33). “We started off this year with a lot of injuries,” Thompson said. “We’ve had so many underclassmen who have stepped up like Anthony Allwein.”

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Bexley’s Chris Crane looks for an angle to get past New Albany’s Clyde Wallace during their play-in game of the Division II state tournament on May 18. The visiting Lions lost 16-10.

Bexley Roundup

Girls relay overcomes obstacle By PAUL BATTERSON ThisWeek Community Newspapers

Despite missing its leadoff runner, the Bexley High School girls track and field team’s 1,600-meter relay advanced to the Division II regional meet for the fourth consecutive season. Senior T.T. Siler replaced senior Abby Fagin on the first leg and helped classmates Elisa Mathews, Kendra Wilson and Charlotte Myers place third (4 minutes, 7.88 seconds) behind Hartley (3:55.25) and Columbus School for Girls (4:04.98) in the Division II district meet May 21 at Hamilton Township. Fagin, the leadoff runner on the 1,600 relay that qualified for state the past three

years, was sidelined with an injury. “Siler did really well for us,” said Myers, whose team finished seventh (38 points) at district behind champion Hartley (111). “It was hard running without Abby, but it’s good to know we have someone who could help us qualify.” The top four finishers in each event at district advanced to the regional on Thursday, May 26, and Saturday, May 28, in Dayton Welcome Stadium. The top four in each regional event will advance to the state meet June 3-4 at Ohio State. Myers played a part in all four of the girls team’s regional-qualifying performances. In addition to running on the 1,600

relay, she placed second in the 400 (57.59) behind Hartley’s Aisha Cavin (57.53) and helped Emily Winnegard, Eva Jerkins and Siler take second in the 400 relay (49.96) behind Hartley (49.84). Myers also helped Regan Detwiler, Lindsey Mathews and Wilson take third in the 3,200 relay (10:17.0) behind Granville (9:43.25) and CSG (9:57.35). The boys team finished ninth (30) behind champion Eastmoor Academy (131) in the district 2 meet. Jalen Robinette, Rasheed Morgan, Harold Jones and Elijah Scott were second in the 800 relay (1:30.14) behind Hartley (1:29.89). Jones, Morgan, Derek Cain and Robinette were third in the 400 relay (43.7) behind Eastmoor (43.3) and

Hartley (43.4). •Since the number of state qualifiers from the Division II district boys tennis tournament was reduced from four to two in 2010, Bexley has not advanced anyone to state. The doubles teams of Christian Liefeld and Matt Wareti and Zach Goodstein and David Seckel both lost in the quarterfinals of the district tournament May 2021 at Columbus Academy. Liefeld and Wareti lost to DeSales’ John Acomb and Paul Rosile 6-4, 7-5 and Goodstein and Seckel lost to Watterson’s Aaron Casares and Jared Clifton 6-3, 76 (7-0). See LIONS, page B2

St. Charles Roundup

New partners successful, reach state tennis tourney By SCOTT HENNEN ThisWeek Community Newspapers

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Andy Sellan of St. Charles bumps the ball as teammate Landon Perry watches during the Cardinals’ 25-16, 22-25, 25-18, 25-23 See HAWKS, page B3 win over host Watterson in the Division II regional May 18.

Grant Dolven and Weston Niermeyer have been playing on the same tennis court for only a month, but the doubles team for St. Charles Preparatory School has qualified for the Division I state tournament Friday and Saturday, May 27-28, at Hilliard Davidson. Dolven, a senior, and Niermeyer, a junior, finished fourth at district, which concluded May 21 at Davidson. They lost the third-place match to Billy Weldon and Stu Little of Upper Arlington 6-1, 6-2. In a semifinal, they lost to the other UA doubles team of Eric Vannatta and Nate Wallace 6-4, 6-3. “It means a lot for Grant and myself because we’ve played varsity since my freshman year. It’s

At a glance

Below are the regional qualifiers for the St. Charles track & field team with district event, place and time/distance/height: Stevyn Spees: 400 (second, 49.68); Ryan Burdine: shot put (second, 461/4); Chris Quinn: 1,600 (first, 4:20.04), 3,200 (fourth, 9:34.79); 3,200 relay: Quinn, Spees, Will Herriman and Colin Merrill (third, 8:08.58)

a nice way to end our career,” Niermeyer said after a 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 win over Canyon Teague and Stephen Cheng of Gahanna in a state-qualifying match. “I don’t think I was focused at the beginning of the season. In a couple of games in the second set, I

started to make some shots and that got me more focused and more positive about how we could change the course of the match. From there we kept playing at a high level.” •The volleyball team will play defending champion Akron Hoban in a Division II state semifinal at 11:45 a.m. Saturday, May 28, at Pickerington North. The semifinal at 10 a.m. has Kettering Alter playing St. Bernard Roger Bacon. The final will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 29, at North. Last season, St. Charles lost to Hoban 25-21, 25-14, 25-16 in the state championship at Centerville. The Cardinals improved to 198 overall by beating Hilliard Bradley 25-22, 21-25, 25-20, See CARDINALS, page B2

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CSG Roundup

Defense leads lacrosse team to regional semi By JARROD ULREY

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The Columbus School for Girls lacrosse team couldn’t have been happier to have what coach Lindsay Pieper called a “rare opportunity” when it earned a second chance to face Hartley in a Division II South/Central Region semifinal. On March 31, in the Unicorns’ second game of the season, they fell to the Hawks 10-9. Although CSG lost just two other times during the regular season by close margins, it might not have advanced in the tournament to face the Hawks on May 24 if not for the consistent play of its defense. After the Unicorns lost to Columbus Academy 13-11 on May 10, they bounced back to beat Cincinnati Seven Hills 18-11 on May 19 in a second-round tournament game. Goalkeeper Teal Harrison had 11 saves in support of a defense led by seniors Laura Hadley and Elizabeth Simmons. “Teal Harrison has been having a phenomenal year,” Pieper said. “She cleans up a lot for our defense and is definite-

Below are the recent results and coming schedule for the Columbus School for Girls lacrosse team: LACROSSE May 10 — Lost to Columbus Academy 13-11 May 19 — Defeated Cincinnati Seven Hills 18-11 in second round of Division II South/Central Region tournament May 24 — Played Hartley in regional semifinal. Winner plays at Academy or Cincinnati Summit Country Day in regional final on May

ly having a standout year. Laura Hadley and Elizabeth Simmons have been doing a good job leading the communication and being role models.” Emma McGregor scored six goals against Seven Hills to help set up the rematch with the Hawks. When CSG played Hartley in the regular season, several key players were on spring break. If CSG beat Hartley, it will play at Academy or Cincinnati Summit Country Day in a regional final on Thursday, May 26. The regional champion ad-

26. Regional champion plays in state semifinal June 3 at Gates Mills Hawken. Of note: The Unicorns were 13-3 before May 24. TRACK & FIELD Below are the regional qualifiers with district event, place and time/distance/height: Sophie Chatas: 1,600 (first, 5:14.2); Jennifer DeLong: discus (fourth, 111-8); Emma Harris: 800 (second, 2:22.59); 800 relay: Imani Caldwell, Mo Ruff, Enri Small and Veronica Vargo (third, 1:47.58); 1,600 relay: Chatas, Rosie Connor, Harris and Small (second, 4:04.98); 3,200 relay: Chatas, Harris, Small and Laura Staravecka (second, 9:57.35)

vances to a state semifinal June 3 at Gates Mills Hawken. “(Against Seven Hills) we moved the ball well and were aggressive,” Pieper said. “It just kind of clicked for us. We were moving the ball in transition and were also able to get into some of our plays.” •The track and field team finished third (56.5) of 22 teams that scored in the Division II district meet that concluded May 21 at Hamilton Township. Hartley (111) and Granville (93.5) took

the top two spots. Advancing to the regional Thursday, May 26, and Saturday, May 28, at Welcome Stadium in Dayton were three individuals and three relays. The top four finishers in each event advanced to regional, where the top four in each event advance to the state meet June 3-4 at Ohio State. Capturing a district title for the Unicorns was junior Sophie Chatas, who was seeded first heading into district but had just the 10th-best preliminary time. In the final, she finished in 5 minutes, 14.2 seconds to edge Johnstown’s Meghan Schulze (5:14.99). Placing second at district were the 1,600 relay (4:04.98) and 3,200 relay (9:57.35), while the 800 relay was third (1:47.58). Enri Small ran on all three relays and Emma Harris ran on the 1,600 and 3,200 relays. Harris added a runner-up finish in the 800 (2:22.59). Senior Veronica Vargo, who ran on the 800 relay and is the alternate on the 1,600 relay, believes her team could end up with postseason success similar to her freshman season. In 2008, Vargo ran on the 3,200 relay

LIONS

Below are the recent results and coming schedules for Bexley baseball, boys lacrosse, girls lacrosse, boys tennis and track & field teams: BASEBALL May 20 — Lost to Jonathan Alder 105 in Division II district semifinal Of note: The Lions finished 13-17. BOYS LACROSSE May 18 — Lost to New Albany 17-10 in play-in round of Division II Central Region tournament. Nick Maley had seven goals. Of note: The Lions finished 9-6 overall. GIRLS LACROSSE May 19 — Lost to Hartley 14-10 in first round of Division II South/Central Region tournament. Colleen Bond had six goals. Of note: The Lions finished 8-8-1 overall. BOYS TENNIS May 20-21 — Competed in Division II district tournament at Columbus

we played really well. I am proud of my team.” The Lions had to cope with injuries to two of their top scorers in Colleen Bond and Gabby Goldach. Bond had 42 goals in 12 games and Goldach had 28 goals in nine games. Bexley finished sixth with a 25 record in the Central Independent League behind Academy (70), Hartley (5-2), Wellington (52), CSG (4-2) and Watterson (33) and ahead of Granville (1-6) and DeSales (1-6). Watterson and CSG’s game was canceled. Bexley will lose senior midfielders Liz Harriman (18 goals, 12 assists) and Goldach. Harriman was first-team all-region. The Lions expect to return a strong junior class, including Maddy Kelly at goalkeeper, Emily Elisar, Elisa Pruitt and Ivy Tran as defenders, Bond, Kate Gatterdam and Maggie Janco on the attack and Maddy Hess and Nikki Seletz at midfield. Kelly was second-team all-region and Gatterdam was honorable mention. “Goldach was a tremendous force on offense. She has such a powerful shot and is dynamic in the midfield,” Thomson said. “Liz was so crucial to all aspects of our game. She’s a tremendously strong

Academy. No one advanced to state in singles or doubles. May 23 — Defeated Watterson 3-2 in district final of Division II OTCA team tournament. May 29 — Plays Maumee Valley Country Day, Lima Shawnee or Sandusky St. Mary Central Catholic in a state semifinal at Hilliard Davidson. The state final will be played the same day. Of note: The Lions are 13-2 overall. TRACK & FIELD Below are the regional qualifiers with district event, place and time/distance/height: BOYS — 400 relay: Harold Jones, Rasheed Morgan, Derek Cain and Jalen Robinette (third, 43.7); 800 relay: Robinette, Morgan, Jones and Elijah Scott (second, 1:31.67) GIRLS — Charlotte Myers: 400 (second, 57.59); 400 relay: Emily Winnegard, Eva Jerkins, Myers and T.T. Siler (second, 49.6); 1,600 relay: Siler, Elisa Mathews, Kendra Wilson and Myers (third, 4:07.88); 3,200 relay: Regan Detwiler, Lindsey Mathews, Myers and Wilson (third, 10:02.75)

defender. She was so important in our transition game in the midfield and crucial on offense.” •Even after Anderson Hastings’ three-run home run gave secondseeded Jonathan Alder a 7-0 lead in the third inning before a rain delay, baseball coach Tom Marker never believed his team was out of the game. The Lions scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh but lost to the Pioneers 10-5 in a Division II district semifinal on May 20. “That’s the type of team that we have. We battle back. In every game this season, they’ve come to play,” said Marker, whose team finished 13-17 overall. “You never, ever see these guys lie down and quit.” It was Bexley’s first appearance in a district semifinal since 1999. The Lions finished fifth at 7-7 in the MSL-Ohio Division behind Newark Catholic (12-2), Heath (10-4), Academy (9-5) and Granville (9-5) and ahead of Lakewood (4-10), Whitehall (3-11) and Licking Valley (2-12). The Lions will lose seniors Spencer Fries (RF), Ben Golden (SS), Jacob Luscher (P), Adam Schwartz (P), Ryan Young (CF) and Tommy Zervas (1B). Schwartz (6-3, 3.23 ERA) and

25-22 in a regional final on May 21 at Gahanna. They beat Watterson for the third time this season in a regional semifinal on May 18 with a 25-16, 22-25, 2518, 25-23 win on the Eagles home court. “It’s hard enough to beat a team three times, let alone when you’re playing them on their home court,” coach Shane Farrell said. “We’re playing our best volleyball at the right time of the year.” •The baseball team finished 13-13 overall, losing to Watkins Memorial 4-0 on May 11 in the second round of the Division I district tournament. The Cardinals beat Westerville North 3-2 in the opening round May 9. “We improved a lot, but it was just one of those seasons,” said coach Ray Benjamin, who completed his 14th season. “We always try to climb the mountain and try to be at the peak during the end of the season. We started climbing early and we fell a

little back at midseason, but we came back and won six of our last eight games.” The Cardinals tied Ready for fourth (2-5) in the CCL behind DeSales (7-1), Watterson (5-3) and Hartley (4-4). The Cardinals were led offensively by senior infielder Michael Mackessey (.342 batting average, 11 stolen bases) and junior outfielder Joey Gilmore (.342, 17 RBI). Junior infielder Calvin Flinders batted .319 and scored 18 runs and junior outfielder Chris Fenlon hit .295. Sophomore catcher Lucas Glover hit .279 and senior infielder Rory Stitlein batted .275. On the mound, St. Charles was led by senior left-hander Patrick Dyer. The Akron signee went 53 with a 2.45 ERA and 68 strikeouts. Senior Jim Romaker was 1-0 with a 1.87 ERA and junior J.D. Vrabel was 3-5 with a 5.86 ERA. Gilmore was 1-1 and sophomore Chris Brake was 1-0. Fenlon was 1-1 with a save. “We had 10 seniors and we

will definitely miss all of them,” Benjamin said. “You can’t replace a kid like Pat Dyer. His three losses were by a combined three runs. “Michael Mackessey was solid all year for us both offensively and defensively and Jim Romaker came in and became a great middle-relief guy for us and kept us in a lot of games.” The remaining seniors included Anthony Buchta (INF), Billy Feehan (INF/C), Andy Hof (P), Thomas King (C/3B), Kevin Manley (3B) and Alex Styborski (OF). •The lacrosse team finished 610 overall, losing to host Thomas Worthington 11-4 on May 19 in a play-in game of the Division I Central Region tournament. It was the second game for Mark Berndt as coach of the Cardinals. He also coached a 10-7 loss to DeSales on May 13 after seventh-year coach Bill Taylor resigned earlier that day. See LACROSSE, page B3

Golden (.477 batting average) were first-team all-league. Golden was first-team all-district and Schwartz was second-team alldistrict. Zervas (.368) was second-team all-league and honorable mention all-district. Fries was honorable mention all-league. Key returnees for the Lions should include sophomores Grant Murphy (C) and Jimmy Kahan (OF) and freshman Alex Eikenberry (OF). Murphy (.384) was secondteam all-league and all-district, while Eikenberry was honorable mention all-league. “The seniors got guys back involved with Bexley baseball again,” Marker said. “That was huge. We dressed a lot of younger guys on varsity to show them how (the seniors) play the game. Next year we can say, ‘You remember how Benny Golden got a ground ball’ or ‘This is the way Tommy Zervas did this.’”

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Continued from page B1 However, the Lions did earn a berth in the OTCA state tournament by defeating Watterson 3-2 in a district final on May 23. The Lions will play in the state final four on Sunday, May 29, at Hilliard Davidson. •The boys lacrosse team allowed 14 goals in the first half and spent the rest of the game trying to catch up in a 17-10 loss to New Albany in a play-in game of the Division II Central Region tournament on May 18. “They got on us early,” coach Rich Russo said. “We fell apart defensively (in the first half) and dug ourselves too big of a hole to come out of.” The Lions finished 9-6 overall. It was their most wins and the first winning record in the seven-year history of the program. The Lions will lose seniors Chris Crane and Marcus Gustin from the midfield and Jessie Groner, A.J. Hutchinson and St. John Leck from the defense. “We’re going to have a hard time replacing them, but that’s kind of how it works,” Russo said. “You have to figure out how you replace those guys and move on.” The Lions return a talented group of players including captains Tyler Bringman,A.J. Gogan and Nick Maley. Gogan became the first Bexley player to be named first-team all-region, and Maley and Bringman were named to the second team. “We’ve taken the initial steps of becoming a good program. Like any other team, we have to learn how to win,” Russo said. “We’re not there yet, but I think it is coming.” •After losing to Hartley 16-11 on May 5, girls lacrosse coach Gillian Thomson knew it would take a perfect performance to beat the Hawks in the first round of the Division II South/Central Region tournament. That didn’t happen. The Hawks scored three goals early in the second half to open a 9-4 lead and held on for a 14-10 victory May 19. “It was a really hard-fought game,” said Thomson, whose team finished 8-8-1 overall. “We would have to do everything right up and down the field to beat them, but

that placed fifth in the Division III state meet and watched as the 1,600 relay placed second at state. CSG earned a third-place team finish at state that year with 44 points, behind Bellaire St. John Central (69) and Gates Mills Gilmour Academy (61). “We’re competing really well,” Vargo said. “We won district and (were second at) regional when we were freshmen, and we’re kind of bringing it back this year. It feels good.” Also advancing to regional was Jennifer DeLong, who placed fourth in the discus (111 feet, 8 inches). Anna Vutech placed fifth at district in the high jump (4-10). Rosie Connor was sixth in the 400 (1:03.59), Cecilia Pesavento was sixth in the 100 hurdles (17.05) and DeLong was eighth in the shot put (33-5). The district performance came after the Unicorns placed second (114) in the CCL meet that concluded May 14 on its home track, behind Hartley (141). Ready (94), DeSales (76) and Watterson (65) rounded out the team scoring.

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•The girls lacrosse team played Columbus School for Girls on May 24 in a Division II South/Central Region semifinal. The winner advanced to a regional final Thursday, May 26, at Columbus Academy or Cincinnati Summit Country Day. The regional champion advances to a state semifinal June 3. The Hawks opened the postseason with a 14-10 victory over Bexley on May 19 that improved their record to 14-2. Emily Sweeney scored six goals and Emily Strapp added five. Hartley also beat the Lions 16-11 on May 5. Defender Mae Livingston was another standout against Bexley, according to coach Molly Gilbert. “We stuck through to the end,” Gilbert said. “We didn’t let down when we were tired. Mae Livingston had the game of her life. She doesn’t let anybody get by her. We played team ball and stuck through it in the rain.” Hartley defeated Columbus School for Girls 10-9 on March 31, marking what Gilbert believes was the first victory over the Unicorns in program history. If the Hawks again defeated the Unicorns, they could get another shot at an Academy team that they lost to 12-7 on April 5. •The third-seeded baseball team’s season ended with a 51 loss to Big Walnut on May 20 in a Division II district semifinal at Worthington Kilbourne. The Hawks trailed 2-1 when the game was suspended in the fourth inning May 19 at Hamilton Township. After play resumed the next day at the new site, the Golden Eagles scored three runs off senior Caleb Parker. Senior Austin Underwood struck out six on the first day of play but took the loss. Sophomore Luke Heinmiller scored on a single by Underwood in the first inning for Hartley’s only run. “I think we just had too many mistakes in this game,” coach

“It was going to be coach Taylor’s last year anyway,” Berndt said. “I was preparing for this, but it came a little bit sooner than I expected. “It was a little different situation for the whole team, but the team came together pretty well,” Berndt said of his two games as coach. “Everybody stuck together. It wasn’t me doing anything different out there on my own.” Senior defender Greg Gernetzke was first-team all-region. Senior goalkeeper J.D. Orr was second-team region, the team’s Most Valuable Player and its Most Improved Player. Senior midfielder Berk Ellis and senior defender Andrew Wodarcyk were honorable mention all-region. Junior attacker Ryan Finneran was the team’s Offensive MVP, and Gernetzke and Wodarcyk shared Defensive MVP honors. St. Charles has seven seniors in Ellis, Gernetzke, midfielder Joe Hartge, attacker Daniel Johanni, Orr, midfielder Brendan Quinn and Wodarcyk. Ellis and Hartge were captains along with shennen@thisweeknews.com Finneran. www.ThisWeekSPORTS.com

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Hartley outfielder Connor Callahan makes a play against Ready on April 15. Callahan was one of eight seniors on the roster for the Hawks, whose season ended May 20 when they lost to Big Walnut 5-1 in a Division II district semifinal.

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Below are the regional qualifiers for the Hartley track & field teams with district event, place and time/distance/height: BOYS — Anthony Allwein: 400 (third, 50.22); Noah Key: 400 (second, 49.84); Isaiah Walls: 110 hurdles (second, 15.33), 300 hurdles (first, 39.73); 400 relay: Key, Alonzo Saxton, Matt Simpson and Walls (second, 43.4); 800 relay: Allwein, Key, Simpson and Corey Thompson (first,

Morgan Assmann said. “Big Walnut is a decent team and they hit the ball well. We started the game (May 19) in the rain, and I’ve never done that. The field at Kilbourne was basically under water, which is not conducive to good baseball.” The Hawks finished 14-10 overall. They opened the district tournament May 12 with a 6-1 second-round win over Sparta Highland. Hartley finished third at 4-4 in the CCL behind DeSales (71) and Watterson (5-3) and ahead of Ready (2-6) and St. Charles (2-6). The other seniors were starters Connor Callahan, Jack

1:29.89); 1,600 relay: Allwein, Key, Thompson and Walls (first, 3:23.12) GIRLS — Cavin: 100 (second, 11.82), 400 (first, 57.53); Najah Greer: 200 (third, 25.92); Deja Martin: 100 (fourth, 12.66); Destany Martin: 100 (second, 15.55); Maya Pedersen: 200 (second, 25.53), 400 (third, 57.71); Chelsea Scott: 100 hurdles (first, 14.31), 300 hurdles (first, 43.82); 400 relay: Nala Key, Deja Martin, Destany Martin and Scott (first, 49.84); 800 relay: Cavin, Greer, Destany Martin and Maya Pedersen (first, 1:41.94); 1,600 relay; Cavin, Greer, Mallory McCormick and Pedersen (first, 3:55.25)

return the remainder of its roster. The Hawks, who went 1016 overall a year ago, finished with a 12-10 record that included a 10-game winning streak to start the season. Hartley earned the fifth seed for the Division II district tournament and rallied from a fiverun deficit with two outs in the seventh inning to beat seventhseeded Jonathan Alder 13-12 on May 11 in a second-round game. The Hawks then lost to sixth-seeded Olentangy 8-7 in a district semifinal May 16 at Pickerington North. Among those eligible to return are junior Erin Collins (C), sophomores Tiffany Wolf (P), Anna Kirk (INF) and Allie Smith (CF) and freshmen Sidney Melton (2B), Cassie Plageman (OF) and Nicole Weldon (OF). Hartley tied Ready for second at 3-3 in the CCL behind DeSales (6-0) and ahead of Watterson (1-5). “Our seniors led all of these little kids,” coach Meghan Rowlands said. “We should have a real strong core of players coming back.”

Imwalle, Alex Heinmiller, Kendall Johnson, Alex Lowe and Nick Owens, and backup Nathan Tentler. The Hawks will rebuild next season around Luke Heinmiller, who started at catcher and also pitched. “He’ll be the major guy coming back,” Assmann said. “It’s hard to part with all of the seniors because they knew my moves and I knew their moves. The biggest thing (for the new players next year) will be the speed of the game.” •The softball team will lose a pair of three-year starters in Emma Caputo (1B) and Han- julrey@thisweeknews.com nah Chalfant (OF) but should www.ThisWeekSPORTS.com

Other key players expected to return include juniors Jack Bengal (defender), Michael Clouser (midfielder), Franke Jeney (goalie), Dominic Julian (midfield), Isaac Kebe (attacker), Trevor Lawler (midfielder), Zack Rikk (goalie), Michael Rohde (defender) and Conor Stratman (defender). Sophomores include Tommy Drought (defender), Jack France (midfielder), Michael Fyda (midfielder), Nick Herfel (midfielder), Stuart Hudelson (attacker), Phil Kebe (midfielder), Phil LeFleur (defender), David Shuster (midfielder) and Marcus Ward (attacker). Freshmen players were Ryan Cleary (midfielder), Mike Hamrock (midfielder) and Henry McCann (midfielder). “We have to go back to work,” Berndt said. “We only lose seven seniors out of 65 guys and we’re expecting another big freshman class. The program is going well, but we need to go back to the blackboard of fundamental stickwork and that will make the team better.”

Sports briefs Boys basketball camps scheduled Bexley boys basketball coach Dave Gustin will direct camps on June 13-16 for boys entering grades 3-6 (9 a.m. to noon) and 7-9 (1 to 4 p.m.). The camps will be held in the high school and middle school gymnasiums. For more information, contact Gustin at (614) 236-9030 or david.gustin@bexley schools.org.

Soccer camps set at Wolfe Park Hartley High School girls soccer coach Scott Dempsey will direct camps at Wolfe Park. The camps, for boys and girls ages 5-12, will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. June 1317 and July 25-29. In addition, a program for

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girls players and a goalkeeper academy for boys and girls will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. July 25-29. Those programs are open to players entering grades 58 in the fall. For more information or to register, visit www.bexleylions.com and click on summer camps, or contact Dempsey at scott.dempsey@ hotmail.com or (614) 2313594.

Barcelona club holding tryouts The Barcelona Ohio Soccer Club will hold select tryouts for boys and girls players U8/U9-U18 beginning May 31. The tryouts will be held at Pickerington Christian Church, 575 Diley Road. For more details on the Barcelona Ohio Soccer Club, visit http://oh.fcbarcelonaca.com.


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of Hookahville. As always, Columbus jammers ekoostik hookah will host and perform during the festival, Friday-Sunday, May 27-30, at Legend Valley. This spring’s list of great acts includes Yonder Mountain String Band, Slightly Stoopid, Tropidelic and Todd Snider. Todd Snider For a full schedule, prices, times any number of touch points by and camping information, visit which they might identify you. www.legendvalley.net. Those touch points can sometimes overshadow the longevity 2 Career longevity for those itself, so, for example, some might in the public eye means that forget that Willie Nelson is one folks across generations will have of the great songwriters of his day

exactly do the modifiers work when you’re a melodic death metal band? Is it melodic-death metal or melodic death-metal?” when Michigan metalheads The Black Dahlia Murder play the Ravari Room Wednesday, June 1. Deriving its name from the unsolved 1947 murder of Elizabeth Short, the band anticipates releasing its fifth record sometime later this year. Tickets are $12/$15. Call (614) 263-4058. rocker Robin 4 Psych-blues Trower can still play, although his hair might be what you’d call a paler shade of white. (Yes, of course. We stretched for that play on words, as Trower joined the underrated prog outfit Procul Harum after the release of its signature tune.) Nonetheless, Trower remains a master of blues-rock, a titan from a time when British bluesmen ruled the rock n’ roll landscape. And he’s playing the Newport Music Hall Wednesday, June 1. Tickets are $22/$25. Call 1-800745-3000. Varner is just a kid, 5 Andrew so he’s exuberant, irreverent and radiates boyish charm. But his aesthetic is “thinkingman’s pop,” a latter-day Billy Joel-meets-Jeff Lynne. And he’s an Ohio boy down in Nashville making a go of it, so check him out Thursday, June 2, at the Scarlet and Grey Café. Call (614) 291-2347.

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Michael Brewer has two severed heads and a set of daggers on his bed and a moose head on his dining room table. It goes with the territory when you’re working on Evil Dead The Musical. “I’ve been waiting for the scary dreams to start,” Brewer said, only half-joking. Brewer is set designer for CATCO’s production of Evil Dead The Musical, which opens next week. He said that, from a special-effects standpoint, it’s the biggest show he’s ever done, including operas and large-cast musicals. “We’re having (production) conversations about a singing beaver,” Brewer said. The show is a spoof of the popular cult slasher films, CATCO artistic director Steven Anderson, who also directs Evil Dead, told The Beat. As such, Brewer explained, the effects are designed to be “cool and awesome, but not scary. Believable, but not realistic.” “It’s a musical,” Anderson added. “We have eight good voices. The show is good fun, good comedy. Folks are going to walk out of the theatre humming the melodies. The other stuff is just icing on the cake.” Actually, the other stuff is not so much cake decoration but severed body parts (“I’ve spent hours looking for and buying body parts,” Brewer said, ostensibly meaning fake ones) and blood. Lots of blood. The theatre will include a “Safe Zone” and a “Splatter Zone.” The splattering blood has been measured at a maximum of 18 feet. “We’ll be providing protection,” Anderson assured. Josef Matulich was brought in to be the show’s “blood czar.” “There’s no such thing as an expert,” Matulich explained. “It’s

CATCO will present Evil Dead The Musical June 1–19 at the Vern Riffe Center Studio Two Theatre. For show times and ticket information, call (614) 469-0939 or visit www.catcoistheatre.org.

more mad inventor status.” He said he’s worked with a variety of mixtures — that, in addition to the visual effect, the blood formula must also be washable (costumes must last the threeweek run, for example), must be safe enough for actors to be sprayed in the face and needs to not jam the pumps and fixtures used to deliver the blood. For example, there is a scene in which an actor is stabbed with a dagger that is followed by a song delivered while using a hand pump to pump blood from the “wound.” “When an actor has to sing and dance while spurting blood, it complicates things,” Matulich said. Indeed — the functionality of the blood delivery mechanisms impacts more than just the technical aspect of the show. “The challenge in blocking the show was, whereas normally you are concerned with stage fixtures and the relationships of the ac-

tors, you have to get the actors to where things can happen, but get them there in a way that makes sense,” Anderson explained. “I’m comfortable we’ve achieved the goal of making it plausible and natural,” Brewer added. Apart from the times actors are asked to handle certain effects, much of the rest of the bleeding is coordinated from a single workstation under the stage, designed and built by Matulich. “It’s like a command center with gang valves,” he said. “I’ve discovered more types of plumbing fittings than I knew existed.” “You start out with an ideal of what you want and then work with the team to discover what you can do,” Anderson said. “I’ve been amazed at how close to ideal you can get.” For more on CATCO’s production of Evil Dead The Musical, read the BeatBlog at www.ThisWeekNews.com.

New lunch menu unveiled at Sage American Bistro Last week, some lucky tablemates and I basically had Sage all to ourselves for a few terrific lunches. See, the top-tier North Campus place was attempting to roll out its new midday service slowly and on the down-low. Yeah, sorry Sage, that’s not likely to happen now that G.A. Loudmouth is on your case. And as word breaks out that Sage is making great soups, salads and lusty, handcrafted sandwiches for only a couple more bucks than fast food, I doubt I’ll be enjoying many more allalone nooners in there again any time soon. Working from a restrained menu that emphasizes tricked-out familiar sandwiches, Sage’s lunchtime fare is rife with bold, compound bites that wrangle the sweet and spicy, the salty and hearty, the leafy and meaty. And that includes soups and salads because Sage certainly excels in these culinary phases, too. Take, for instance, a recent Daily Soup ($6) flaunting deeply developed flavors. At its heart were tons of long-cooked,

MENU by G.A. Benton transparent onions with the texture of soft noodles. The soup’s body, which was creamy — but not excessively thick or gloppy — benefited handsomely from blue cheese pungency and a backbone of bacon. Instead of forgettable ephemera, the salads I tried at Sage actually provided me with something memorable to sink my teeth into. For example, “steaky” is not a word generally associated with a pile of greens, but it aptly describes the Grilled Caesar ($7). About half an intact head of smoky and grill-marked romaine was trimmed to its heart and embellished with hard-cooked egg, anchovies and a brashly rich dressing. The excellent Spring House Salad ($7) elegantly balanced delicate, chopped thin asparagus spears, shallots and a

do, melted Swiss and a sweet and spicy, chutneylike house-made chipotle ketchup. This grill-crusted black Angus big boy might’ve been a royal mess to handle but it was a princely feast to eat. The BLT+ ($9) similarly dressed up another old favorite. Its buttery and thick, Texas-toasty “grilled By Jodi Miller/ThisWeek brioche” bread held up Bistro Banh Mi with a side of bright red slaw from under the weight of much the new Sage lunch menu. super crispy bacon, good L and T plus a rich oncreamy, semi-sweet, rosemary-tinged dressing with upscale pork and beans. I slaught of black-pepper mayo, avocado especially liked how its generous cubes and a fried egg. Exactly. Southeast Asia met South Carolina of salty, seared pancetta placed al dente white beans and the salad’s other ele- on a baguette-y roll in Sage’s Bistro Banh Mi ($9). This hearty hybrid comments into crisp relief. Racy southwestern accents perked up bined huge hunks of tangy-sauced pulled Sage’s massive and marvelous Bistro pork with a slaw of pickled carrots, Burger ($11). A large, toasted, soft roll daikon, jalapeno and cilantro. As with embraced a handmade juicy patty flat- all sandwiches, it comes with top-notch tered by cumin-kissed smashed avoca- house-made potato chips dusted in a bar-

Sage American Bistro Address: 2653 N. High St., Campus Phone: 614-267-7243 Web: sageamericanbistro.com Lunch hours: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday-Friday becue-flirting paprika-based spice mix. Speaking of sides, Sage’s other extras, like the addictive, hand-cut fries ($3), the bright, sweet and tart red cabbage slaw ($2) and a not-so-simple Simple Salad ($3), were standouts in taste, size and price. If sandwiches aren’t your thing, there are also a Smoked Salmon pasta ($11) and a full-flavored, salt-edged meatball with a kicky “smoked tomato” gravy, killer tater-tot-riffing risotto cake and niftily contrasting arugula salad ($11). These entrees might even call for a nice libation from Sage’s fine drinks menu. I know my toast to Sage’s welcome and new — if no longer secret — lunch menu certainly did.

Barbecue veteran moves center of operations to new restaurant At 34, Stan Riley already is a 17-year veteran of the barbecue industry. As a junior in high school, Riley began washing dishes for Art Yoho, the man who would become his mentor — and later partner — in the restaurant business. Yoho, then owner of Yoho’s Café and Catering on Westerville Road in the North Linden area, showed Riley the ropes: how to cook, work the smoker, control food costs and manage labor. “Everything he taught me, I took with me,” said Riley, who opened his second Holy Smoke Barbecue last week at 5251 N. Hamilton Road near

New Albany. “We’re in a good place to grow,” he said. “I needed a commissary and catering facility that also had a retail setting.” The store, in 2,100 square feet of space that was formerly home to Baja Sol, is more than just a sit-down restaurant: It is now is the barbecue center of his universe. It is where he prepares all the meats for his two eateries (the original is in the North Market) in Southern Pride Smokers located out back. The space, which seats 50 inside and another 30 outside, is designed in a way that allows customers to take a visual survey of the offerings: a glass case out front houses the brisket, pork, ribs, sausage and chicken, plus a variety of Southern sides. “Hopefully, you see what you want to eat today and see what you want to eat tomorrow,” he said. When orders are prepared, patrons By Lorrie Cecil/ThisWeek retrieve their meals Stan Riley stands in his second Holy Smoke Barbecue restaurant, which refrom the counter. cently opened at 5251 N. Hamilton Road. The original store is in the North Riley uses two Market. For video of Riley at the restaurant, visit www.ThisWeekNews.com. kinds of wood:

shagbark hickory and cherry, which are cut from the log right before they enter the smoker. Beer will join the beverage list in the next week or so. Riley said he will have the typical American macro-brews in the bottle while offering a reperwww.ThisWeekNews.com/foodandwine toire of micro-brews on tap. For the time being, there’s Frostop Root Beer on tap, along with other Recipe of the week cold beverages. Holy Smoke has its own brand of barbecue sauces — “Sweet and Smokey” and “Spicy Chipotle” — available tableside and for retail sale. And, Riley stresses, the ribs are slathered with sauce before serving, unless otherwise specified. He also offers several sauces for retail made by CaJohns Fiery Foods, a specialty-foods manufacturer located in Westerville. Incidentally, Riley and John Hard, the founder of CaJohns, were partners in the North Market before Hard left to concentrate on his salsas, sauces and spice mixes. He also makes Holy Smoke’s private label. The new store means the end of an era at the Westerville Road site, from which Riley was doing all of his cooking for the market and catering operations. Riley bought out Yoho, who still distributes Roasted portobello mushrooms, courtesy of the Southern Pride smoker, in 2005. Yoho’s family Richard Blondin of the Refectory. still owns the property but has no intention of re- wine inventory has been moved to the back. turning to the restaurant business. There are several new small plates on the menu, Holy Smoke is open for lunch and dinner hours including steamed mussels, crab and shrimp salad daily. For more information, call 614-471-8844. on fried wontons and Kobe beef and ahi tuna sliders. Pizzas and other small dishes remain. All are Spagio Wine Cellars is now Spagio Wine Lounge, priced in the $3 to $10 range. reflecting a remodeling effort and an update in the Doubling its wines by the glass and flights, Spafood and wine service. gio Wine Lounge now offers eight wine flights and “After 10 years, I think it was time to give the 28 glass pours, Meilstrup said. place a facelift,” manager Spencer Meilstrup said. Theme tastings are still held from 6 to 9 p.m. The store is located at 1295 Grandview Ave. Thursdays but they have taken on a less formal tone. Additional seating has been added near the front Reservations are only necessary for large parties, of the store, which has an updated look, while the Meilstrup said.


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Be prepared by getting pre-approved Despite countless stories about the troubles in the housing market, there are many options available. That said, the first step in determining whether or not to shop for that new home is to discuss your financial situation with a trusted mortgage professional and get pre-approved. A pre-approval is one of two common processes prospective homebuyers engage in before making an offer on a home; prequalification is the other. Both allow customers to begin the buying process with a good idea of what they can afford, but there are clear advantages to going one step beyond pre-qualification to get pre-approved. Pre-qualification uses a homebuyer’s financial information — income, debts and other monthly obligations, such as child support payments — to determine a buyer’s debt ratio. Depending

on how much or how little is available for a down payment, this process helps to determine the size mortBRIAN gage the BURSTEIN buyer can afford and the type of mortgage that best meets the buyer’s needs. Pre-approval takes the approval process to the end — almost. Only a few items remain outstanding, such as an appraisal of the property and confirmation the buyer will have whatever cash is needed for the closing. For a comparatively small fee — usually about $50 — lenders will work through the steps necessary to receive a mortgage. Buyers who get pre-approved

know exactly which financial guidelines they are working within. The pre-approved buyer has the lender’s approval for a specific mortgage amount. Lenders and real estate agents sometimes say pre-approval is the “same as cash,” which can often be an advantage in beating out other buyers. Searching for the right home, arranging a comfortable mortgage and closing the deal can be a challenging process. So doing a little legwork up front by becoming pre-approved can make the other challenges a whole lot easier. Brian Burstein is an area sales manager with Fifth Third Bank Mortgage. He welcomes the opportunity to take your comments and questions. Please feel free to contact him at 614-932-5473 or Brian.Burstein@53.com.

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able to wear a life jacket. Limited canoes and equipment are available. Sharon Woods Metro Park 6911 Cleveland Ave., Westerville • Children’s Fishing, 11 a.m.2 p.m. Sunday at the Schrock Lake West bulletin board. Drop a line in Schrock Lake. Limited poles and bait are available. For ages 15 and under. • Pond Safari, 2-5 p.m. Monday at the Schrock Lake West bulletin board. Stop by to view underwater creatures that call Schrock Lake home.

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